Coverage: “POW! WOW! The First Decade Exhibition” in Hawaii
July 22, 2021
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Presented by Hawaiian Airlines, “POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World” showcases some of the most notable Hawai‘i-based artists, international street artists, and sculptors. This exhibit will feature over 160 artists, with 30 artists creating new murals and installations curated by POW! WOW! Founder Jasper Wong within the gallery and throughout Bishop…
“Moon Hina” by Kamea Hadar in Hawaii
August 2, 2017
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During the month of April Kamea Hadar painted his largest mural to date, a depiction of the Hawaiian Goddess of the moon, Hina, on the makai side of the Halawa View Apartments. The tower features a 165 foot tall depiction of Hina, the state’s largest portrait ever painted which is inspired by Hokulea and Malama…
“Hapa” by Kamea Hadar in Honolulu
June 16, 2016
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Our friend Kamea Hadar just finished working on this new portrait of Barack Obama on the sunny streets of Honolulu in Hawaii. The piece is entitled ‘Hapa’ which literally means “part” or “partial” in Hawaiian and refers to people of mixed race. The piece has to do with the idea that Hawaii is a melting…
Kamea Hadar and Tristan Eaton unveil a new indoor collaboration in Los Angeles, USA
March 13, 2015
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Last week in California, our friends Kamea Hadar and Tristan Eaton teamed up to work on a new indoor installation in the Korea Town district of Los Angeles.The mural was sponsored by Olukai Shoes which has paired the Hawaii artist Hadar with other international artists outside of his home state.The newly formed duo quickly worked…
POW! WOW! paints Hawaiian Airlines ground service vehicles in Honolulu
September 27, 2014
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Our friends are POW! WOW! are always looking for new and exciting ways to showcase artists and their art and this time they partnered with Hawaiian Airlines to paint their ground service vehicles including service trucks, push-backs, plane tugs, baggage belt loaders, and baggage carts. The project aims to highlight how Hawaiian Airlines bridges cultures and…
Kamea Hadar x Defer New Collaboration – San Francisco, USA
September 2, 2014
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During POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014, artists Kamea Hadar and Defer (K2S) collaborated on a mural that marked the start of a year-long series of collaborative walls, gallery shows and other creative projects between the two artists entitled “Paradise Lost”. The second installment of the series are two large-scale murals in San Francisco and a viewing of…
Kamea Hadar New Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii & Polynesian Voyaging Society – Honolulu
May 20, 2014
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Our friend Kamea Hadar just finished working on this new mural for POW! WOW!‘s newest project with The Polynesian Voyaging Society and the sacred canoe Hokulea (this was the canoe that legendary surfer Eddie Aikau lost his life trying to save). It was a 3 part project which included artwork on Hokulea itself, its sister canoe…
Norm x Defer x Kamea Hadar New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 – Honolulu, Hawaii
February 21, 2014
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Norm, Defer and Kamea Hadar recently completed this beautiful piece for POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 in Honolulu.The newly formed trio quickly worked their way through this large mural which is featuring each artist’s distinctive technique. Norm’s calligraphy is based on the lyrics from “Bury me as a G” by 2PAC.More images are awaiting for your…

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